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ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

ASWSU lobby team talks Title IX policies with panel

NAPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

The ASWSU Cougar Lobby Team hosted three panelists who discussed the current Title IX policies and sexual violence in colleges — both on and off campus. Julia Iannelli, WSU senior and Cougar Lobby Team member, said they held this event because Title IX affects WSU’s campus, and it is important...

Minh’s Restaurant reopens after flood

Minh’s Restaurant reopens after flood

LAUREN ELLENBECKER, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Minh Lam slowly walked around his restaurant, pointing at places where water had snuck under the building’s doors and clogged its drains. He smiled as he spoke about the quick actions that saved Minh’s Restaurant from being ruined by a flood. The flood was caused by a creek flowing into Grand Av...

Parking passes on sale now

Parking passes on sale now

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Parking permit renewals and sales for the 2019-20 school year are available for current permit holders who will not live in the residence halls. Purchases can be made online from April 16 to May 15, said Cody Wilson, WSU Transportation Services customer service manager. He said these renewals are...

Art piece will celebrate Pullman club’s centennial

Art piece will celebrate Pullman club’s centennial

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

Ingleside Club requested an $800 grant from the Grand Avenue Greenway Committee for a community bench sculpture that will cost between $3,500 and $4,000 as a celebration of the club’s centennial. The bench is scheduled to be installed on the corner outside of Neill Public Library in Pullman, said...

Attempted kidnapping case closed

Attempted kidnapping case closed

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

After an investigation, the Pullman Police Department concluded there was not an attempted abduction at Lincoln Middle School in Pullman. The investigation came from a report made to the school by a concerned parent on April 16. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said no arrests or charges were...

Flood sparks GoFundMe for damages

Flood sparks GoFundMe for damages

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

A Snap Fitness employee set up a GoFundMe page in response to damage caused by flooding on April 9. Snap Fitness Manager Kyle Jorgensen said the flood destroyed all the fitness equipment and shut down their business. He set up the GoFundMe page on April 12 and they have already received about $1,500. He...

Research shows road chemical damages street health

Research shows road chemical damages street health

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

A WSU researcher found that a chemical used on the roads during snowy weather has dangerous, and hidden, effects on the health of roadways and bridges. Xianming Shi, WSU civil and environmental engineering associate professor, found that samples of concrete exposed to magnesium chloride with repeate...

WSU releases documentary on government, Shoshone Bannock treaty

WSU releases documentary on government, Shoshone Bannock treaty

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

A WSU documentary, filmed over the course of eight years, showed research on an unratified treaty between the U.S. and the mixed-band of Shoshone Bannock and sheep-eater people. Alicia Woodard, a part-time history graduate student, said the documentary brings to light how the federal government t...

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

New training session strives to prevent opioid addiction

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2019

A new two-hour seminar at WSU Spokane focuses on communication about opioids in the healthcare field. The seminar emphasizes how to recognize someone who has an opioid addiction and how to look online to find out if people have received multiple opioid prescriptions, said Marian Wilson, WSU Colleg...

Local school district receives funding to test, fix lead issues

Local school district receives funding to test, fix lead issues

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019

A water tap in Sunnyside Elementary was found to have lead levels of 60 parts per billion (ppb), which is greater than the Environmental Protection Agency's recommended maximum of 15 ppb. Joseph Thornton, director of operations for the Pullman School District (PSD), said they volunteered to have their fixtures tested for lead by the Washi...

Cowlitz County deputy dies in roadside shooting

Cowlitz County deputy dies in roadside shooting

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019

A Cowlitz County deputy died after he was shot Saturday night. Deputy Justin DeRosier was dispatched to investigate a disabled vehicle on Fallert Road because it was blocking a roadway, according to a press release from the Cowlitz County Sheriff’s Office. He was shot shortly after he arrived. Re...

Hospital to recognize philanthropic efforts

Hospital to recognize philanthropic efforts

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 15, 2019

The Pullman Regional Hospital (PRH) Foundation will recognize local businesses for their financial contributions to PRH’s Homes for Health campaign. Rueben Mayes, PRH foundation chief development officer, said local real estate brokers and realtors make philanthropic gifts to the hospital’s highe...

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